Our Hometown Milford

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Established: 1794
Location: Hillsborough County, Souhegan Valley
Population: 15,115
Name: Milford separated from neighboring Amherst in 1794. Like most towns named Milford in the United States, its name comes from the fact that it grew around a mill built on a ford—in this case on the Souhegan River.
Notable: Milford was a stop on the Underground Railroad for escaped slaves.
Try it: The town is known for its Pumpkin Festival which is normally held in early October.

Major Funding for OUR HOMETOWN: MILFORD Provided by: Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc., Cirtronics Corporation, AIRMAR Technology

Additional Support Provided by: Amherst Label, Inc., Trelleborg Pipe Seals Milford, Inc., Datron Dynamics, Inc. North American Distributor

Community Partners: The Town of Milford, Rick Holder & Hampshire Hills, Milford Historical Society


Latest Video

The Milford Drive-In

Barry Scharmett explains how he's bringing a retro night out into the 21st century.

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